Kotor

  • Renier Position
  • Skurda
  • Trg od oruzja
  • Trg od oruzja
  • The Sea Gate, West Gate
  • The River Gate, North Gate
  • The Gurdic Gate, South Gate
  • Street
  • Street
  • Square salad
  • Square of St. Triphon & St. Triphon Cathedrale
  • Square of St. Luke
  • Zanatska ulica & Church St. Mary
  • Pima Palace
  • Pjaca od drva
  • Our Lady of the Angels
  • Gurdic Bastion
  • Monastery of St. Freansis
  • Park
  • Kotor
  • Port on Prcanj
  • Bogorodicin hram
  • Bogorodicin hram
  • Muo
  • Prcanj
  • Lady of the Angels
  • View of the Bay of Kotor
  • Kotor by Night
  • Kotor by Night
  • Kotor by Night
  • Kotor

Kotor is a town already existed in the second century, economic and cultural center of Boka Kotorska. It is located in the Bay of Kotor, the deepest part of the Bokokotorska Bay, beneath the mountains Orijen and Lovchen. The important cultural - historical buildings that have been preserved are: early Christian basilica from the sixth century, the Church of St. Anne from the twelfth century, the Church of St. Mary from the thirteenth century, the church of Our Lady of Health from the fifteenth century, the Prince's Palace from the seventeenth century and many other palaces with Gothic windows from which the most famous are: Palace Drago from the XVI century, the Byzantines from the twelfth century, Pima Palace with the characteristics of Baroque and Renaissance of the sixteenth century, Grgurina from the eighteenth century which is now the Maritime Museum. Besides all these palaces there is the clock-tower from the sixteenth century. The walls surrounding the old city were built between the ninth and seventeenth centuries. The Cathedral of St. Tripun originate from 1166, the Church of St. Luke from 1195.specific in that it has two altars (Catholic and Orthodox) and the Church of St. Mary so-called Collegiata from 1221. In 809. the Brotherhood of seafarers (the Navy of Kotor Bay) was founded, together with small towns Dobrota, Perast and Prcanj gave excellent sailors, who still kept the tradition of Boka seamen. Kotor is now a world famous tourist destination, and this made it possible by the port in which more than 300 ships sail into per year. Every year in Kotor "Kotor carnival" is held and this manifestation attracts tourists and carnival groups from around the world. Since 1979. The old city and its surroundings are protected by UNESCO as part of the "World Cultural and Natural Heritage".